Hua Xing Chen

Head of Data & Analytics , United Overseas Bank

Mr Chen Huaxing is an analytics leader with diverse research and industry experiences across multiple domains including banking, quantitative trading, payment, gaming, hospitality and the supply chain.

He has published a few research papers in AI and OR areas, in a few journals and at conferences, with one research paper recieving honourable mention.

He has also been invited as key speaker in international events to deliver talks on how data analytics transform business.

He currently serves in wholesale banking of UOB as Head of Data & Analytics, sector solution group. He is also appointed as adjunct faculty in Business School of National University of Singapore.  In the past he also served as country CEO of a propriety trading firm where he set up analytics function across AP to transform the traditional trading house with AI.

Prior to that, he spent a few years in global payment leader VISA and gaming industry MBS where he run a team to heavily leverage on big data and advanced analytics to drive for the product and revenue growth and marketing efficiency.

In his earlier career, he has been doing consulting serving PSA, Singapore Technology, Universal Studio, DBS, MHA. A few projects were highly rated and cited in the media.

In 2000 Huaxing received a scholarship from Ministry of Education for his EPGY (Education Program for Gifted Youth) from Stanford and a bachelor Degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from NUS. He also obtained a Master of Science Degree in Industry & System Engineering (Operational Research) from NUS, where on multiple occasions he won 1st rank in class graduate of the cohort.

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